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Bronislaw Malinowski

Bronislav Malinowski (1884 – 1942) b. Krakow, Poland.

Malinowski founded the field of Social Anthropology known as Functionalism, holding the belief that all components of society interlock to form a well-balanced system.

Notable works:

  • The Trobriand Islands (1915)
  • Argonauts of the Western Pacific (1922)
  • The Scientific Theory of Culture (1922)
  • Magic, Science, and Religion (1948)
  • The Dynamics of Culture Change (1961)



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